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Zerkalo (1975)

Soviet Union 107m, Colour, B&W
Director: Andrei Tarkovsky; Cast: Margarita Terekhova, Ignat Daniltsev, Larisa Tarkovskaya, Alla Demidova, Anatoli Solonitsyn, Tamara Ogorodnikova

Zerkalo, also known as The Mirror, is a loosely structured and dreamlike film that interweaves Tarkovsky’s childhood memories with his father’s poems into the sociopolitical history of the Soviet Union. 69 more words

Andrei Tarkovsky

The Killers Times Three

Nobody will be surprised to learn that I really love the Criterion Collection. I’ve had some people try to tell me they’re not all that, but this gets the same response as telling your great-aunt Emily June that Obama isn’t a Muslim: a few seconds of blinking uncomprehension, then renewed screeching. 1,413 more words

Movies That Do Not Suck

Stalker (1979), Andrei Tarkovsky

A subtle science fiction masterpiece, Andrei Tarkovsky’s 1979 Stalker, this visually stunning and enigmatic film about human curiosity, spiritual fulfilment, hope and desire, goes on an existential quest, which will delight some and infuriate others in equal measure. 863 more words

The Banishment (Izgnanie, Russia 2007)

The second film by Andrey Zvyagintsev in 2007, five years after the completion of The Return, certainly confirmed the emergence of a major filmmaker and, in its Biblical allusions (and running time), in some ways looked forward to… 1,156 more words


Stalker- Andrei Tarkovsky

I watched The Pervert’s guide to Cinema, Zizek and was turned onto Stalker. It will likely remain the best film I’ve ever seen. I love it.

Andrei Tarkovsky’s Stalker